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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Original Painting

     Here is an original painting I recently finished on 24 in. x 36 in. canvas. Acrylic paint was used and the inspiration came from this magnificent White Fir I photographed in Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe.

    We all have an idea of what a tree looks like but this tree had so much character.  I decided to zoom in to capture the twisted limbs and the nubby, flaky bark.

    The sunlight plays on the branches which were shaped from the ice and snow during the many winters.

    The grayish bark against the blue sky just jumps right out at you. Short yellow green pine needles hang in a pattern only mother nature could design.

     It all seems chaotic but there's a great deal of grace and
beauty in it's composition.

    You could spent a lot of time admiring all the beautiful landscape that Emerald Bay has to offer.

    I look forward to the next trip!

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Painted Faux Wood

   Here are some great examples of painted faux wood ( faux bois ). These photos were taken at the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge, LA.
  Artisans from around the world created this amazing faux wood over cypress to look like oak, I think they did a fantastic job.

    The entire interior is decorated with wonderfully crafted moldings, faux bois, gold leaf, stained glass and so much more.

   If your ever in the area of Baton Rouge take a tour of this beautiful building and it’s interior, you won’t be sorry.

   Each piece of wood has it's own personality which is a sign of a talented professional. Click on the photos to get a closer view of the different grain patterns.

Needless to say I was very impressed not only by the beautiful work but the enormous size of the project.

The ceiling moldings were all painted a faux wood finish, amazing!
Look closely and you'll see the gold leaf on all the rosettes.
The attention to detail throwout this buildings interior is incredible. Just think how much time it took to paint every inch of doors, moldings and trim.


Check out all the intricate wood carvings and attention to detail and yes this entry way is all faux wood.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Primary Colors

Check out this beautiful glass umbrella of primary colors! I took a trip to Louisiana and visited the Old State Capitol building located in downtown Baton Rouge. Upon entering every where you look there is amazing craftsmanship from the faux wood entry doors to the stained glass ceiling shown above. A beautiful spiral staircase leads you up to this tremendous umbrella of stained glass in primary colors. This is a great example of how red, yellow and blue working together can be very elegant.